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Waste Water Treatment Operator

Location: Los Angeles, CA, United States
Date Posted: May 23, 2023
Category: Equipment Operator
Job ID: 123396

Job Description


Safety-Kleen Los Angeles, CA is looking for a Waste Water Treatment Operator to join their safety conscious team! Working within a defined shift rotation, the Waste Water Treatment Operator provides operations and maintenance of Water and Wastewater systems using safe operating procedures. 


Why work for Safety-Kleen?


  • Health and Safety is our #1 priority and we live it 3-6-5!
  • Competitive wages 
  • Comprehensive health benefits coverage after 30 days of full-time employment
  • Group 401K/RRSP with company matching component
  • Generous paid time off, company paid training and tuition reimbursement
  • Positive and safe work environments
  • Opportunities for growth and development for all the stages of your career


Key Responsibilities: 


  • Ensures Health and Safety is the number one priority by complying with all safe work practices, policies, and processes and acting in a safe manner at all times;
  • Collects Water and Wastewater samples by following proper procedures. 
  • Inspects and maintains sewage lift-stations and all connecting piping
  • Repairs and maintains PVC and HDPE exterior utility piping within best practices
  • Installs and maintains lift stations, piping heat trace and insulation within scope
  • Performs accurate manual calculations of flow rates, pumping times, chemical pump draw downs, etc as required. 
  • Performs routine lab process tests to optimize both biological and other treatment processes throughout the plant
  • Performs other duties and tasks as assigned from time to time by management and will be required by the needs of the business. 


What does it take to work for Safety-Kleen?


  • High school degree or equivalent 
  • Valid drivers license  
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Basic understanding and knowledge of mechanic and plumbing concepts
  • Basic computer skills with ability to use MS office software
  • Ability to work at remote sites away from home
  • An entry level position in a related industry such as water, wastewater, plumbing, mechanic, biology, and/or chemical. 
  • Water and or Wastewater treatment certification is preferred but not required. 


Wondering what to expect in starting your career with Safety-Kleen?  Click Here to view a Day in the Life Video!

Safety-Kleen Systems, a Clean Harbors company, has a commitment to excellence deeply rooted in a strong sense of tradition. Our entire business model revolves around keeping North American businesses green. We generate more than $1.2 billion in annual revenue as a world-class environmental service organization and market leader in industrial hazardous waste management, parts-cleaning technology, and oil re-refining. We collect over 200 million gallons of used motor oil each year and we have the largest re-refinery capacity in North America allowing us to re-refine more than 150 million gallons each year.
Every day, we help our customers resolve their waste management needs and reduce their carbon footprint. PROTECTION. CHOICES. PEOPLEMAKE GREEN WORK.™


Clean Harbors is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against applicants due to race, ancestry, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or on the basis of any other federal, state/provincial or local protected class.

Safety-Kleen Systems, a Clean Harbors company, is a Military & Veteran friendly company.


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